American Soul
American Soul
American Soul

2020

15

2 Seasons

Drama

American Soul

: Inspired by the trials and successes of young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, this series takes an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians, in an unforgiving Hollywood in the 1970's.

American Soul

: Inspired by the trials and successes of young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, this series takes an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians, in an unforgiving Hollywood in the 1970's.
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2020

15

2 Seasons

Drama

American Soul

: Inspired by the trials and successes of young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, this series takes an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians, in an unforgiving Hollywood in the 1970's.

American Soul

: Inspired by the trials and successes of young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, this series takes an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians, in an unforgiving Hollywood in the 1970's.
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E 1 - Man Is First Destiny

39m

Don risks everything to land an A-List performer in order to take Soul Train nationwide. While Tessa struggles to live up to Don's expectations, she discovers a new act that could be the next big thing.

Don risks everything to land an A-List performer in order to take Soul Train nationwide. While Tessa struggles to live up to Don's expectations, she discovers a new act that could be the next big thing.

E 2 - Continuous Revolution In Progress

39m

To save his Southern syndication, Don teams with an unlikely partner. The Clarke family prepares for Joseph's homecoming from Vietnam. JT finds himself in a bad spot after running into an old friend.

To save his Southern syndication, Don teams with an unlikely partner. The Clarke family prepares for Joseph's homecoming from Vietnam. JT finds himself in a bad spot after running into an old friend.

E 3 - Lost And Found

39m

An unexpected visitor forces Don to re-evaluate his new life. The Clarke family tries to pick up the pieces after their devastating loss. Patrick's loyalties are tested as the cop killer investigation heats up.

An unexpected visitor forces Don to re-evaluate his new life. The Clarke family tries to pick up the pieces after their devastating loss. Patrick's loyalties are tested as the cop killer investigation heats up.

E 4 - Just Us

39m

Don figures out a new creative way to score top talent for the show. Tessa goes to the extreme to get the dancers into shape only to end up hurting the show. JT's family is hanging by a thread.

Don figures out a new creative way to score top talent for the show. Tessa goes to the extreme to get the dancers into shape only to end up hurting the show. JT's family is hanging by a thread.

E 5 - Fault Lines

39m

Don has to save the show after a powerful earthquake almost brings the whole thing crashing down. Tessa has to make a choice between her career and the striking Soul Train dancers. Simone finally finds out the truth about JT's living situation.

Don has to save the show after a powerful earthquake almost brings the whole thing crashing down. Tessa has to make a choice between her career and the striking Soul Train dancers. Simone finally finds out the truth about JT's living situation.

E 6 - What Are You Looking At?

39m

Don is forced into a complicated situation when Little Richard threatens to not perform on the show. The Clarke family clashes over their new house guest. Gerald fights for his survival against a rival gangster.

Don is forced into a complicated situation when Little Richard threatens to not perform on the show. The Clarke family clashes over their new house guest. Gerald fights for his survival against a rival gangster.

E 7 - Nothing To Fear

39m

Don celebrates the success of Soul Train in Chicago but soon discovers it may cost him more than he bargained for. The Soul Train dancers have a run in with racists. JT narrowly escapes police custody, only to become more fearful of street justice.

Don celebrates the success of Soul Train in Chicago but soon discovers it may cost him more than he bargained for. The Soul Train dancers have a run in with racists. JT narrowly escapes police custody, only to become more fearful of street justice.

E 8 - Nothing Ventured... Nothing Gained

39m

When Dick Clark debuts a rival show, Don enlists the help of Jesse Jackson to take him down. JT makes a deal with the CRIPS to protect his family. Tessa auditions for a dance troupe and has a run-in with her past. Kendall learns a lesson in adulthood.

When Dick Clark debuts a rival show, Don enlists the help of Jesse Jackson to take him down. JT makes a deal with the CRIPS to protect his family. Tessa auditions for a dance troupe and has a run-in with her past. Kendall learns a lesson in adulthood.

E 9 - 68 B.C.

39m

It's 4 years earlier: 1968. Don takes one step toward his dreams while dealing with his father's health. An estranged uncle with a dark agenda threatens the Clarke's security. The Tuckers put relocating to Oklahoma on hold so JT can pursue music.

It's 4 years earlier: 1968. Don takes one step toward his dreams while dealing with his father's health. An estranged uncle with a dark agenda threatens the Clarke's security. The Tuckers put relocating to Oklahoma on hold so JT can pursue music.

E 10 - Proceed With Caution

39m

As Encore achieves its greatest success, Simone, Kendall and JT must reconcile their own lives before committing to the group. As Don secures a second season for Soul Train, he focuses on repairing his family - but is the damage already done?

As Encore achieves its greatest success, Simone, Kendall and JT must reconcile their own lives before committing to the group. As Don secures a second season for Soul Train, he focuses on repairing his family - but is the damage already done?